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November 26, 1956 | Volume 5, Issue 22

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 Cover - Sports Illustrated November 26, 1956

November 26, 1956
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November 26, 1956 | James Murray

November 26, 1956 | James Murray
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November 26, 1956 | James Murray
•Ohio State vs. Michigan. No bowl bids pending here, but Buckeyes would share conference title with win over Wolverines. A close one, but a vote for quick-striking MICHIGAN.

November 26, 1956 | Tex Maule
By the time the Greatest Show on Earth is ended on Saturday afternoon everyone from spectators to subs has had a part

November 26, 1956

November 26, 1956
•RSVP to the U.S.S.R. AAU officials in Melbourne accepted a Russian invitation for American athletes to compete in a huge track meet in Moscow next July. A home-and-home arrangement would bring...

November 26, 1956
BEST CATCH OF THE YEAR

November 26, 1956 | Martin Kane

November 26, 1956
Hockey free-for-all finds gloves and sticks strewn on the ice as everyone but the goalies and Referee Ed Powers (No. 10) squares off in a brawl set off by Montreal's Jean Beliveau and New York's...

November 26, 1956
RECORD BREAKERS

November 26, 1956
Atie Voorbij, 16, chubby-faced Dutch swimmer, failed to let disappointment of country's withdrawal from Olympics affect her speed, promptly splashed 100-meter butterfly in fast 1:10.5 at Hilversum...

November 26, 1956
BILLIARDSLuther Lassiter, Elizabeth City, N.C., natl. pocket billiards title, with 13-3 record, Brooklyn.

November 26, 1956 | Beverly Hanson
Whenever they attend a tournament to watch the top pros or amateurs in action, it is the serious intention of most golfers to study the stars' technique and thereby improve their own. This is...

November 26, 1956
A trip to toyland this Christmas is like a kid's safari into a jungle where lions and tigers are as big as life and also almost as real. Not since Teddy Roosevelt made Teddy bears a favorite...

November 26, 1956 | Jimmy Jemail
GENERAL HUMBERTO MARILESCaptainMexican Army TeamIn the national competitions they are at a handicap. The average women riders do not ride as well as men. Their sense of timing is not on a par with...

November 26, 1956 | Jimmy Jemail
What do you think of All-America football teams? (Postponed from this week)

November 26, 1956
Sparked by demand, boating's idea men keep coming up with better wares

November 26, 1956 | Don Parker
Once the weekend before the traditional big games was a momentary lull before the final, frantic climax of another football season as the big rivals either rested or sharpened their claws on minor...

November 26, 1956
Cover—Ernst Haas-Magnum3—bottom, John G. Zimmerman9—drawing by Ajay21-24—Ernst Haas-Magnum26, 28—drawings by Ajay29—Des Moines Sunday Register-Bob Long30, 31—left, Herald-Sun; top, The Argus,...

November 26, 1956 | Tex Maule
EASTERN CONFERENCE

November 26, 1956
Autumn is a time of the year that stirs mixed emotions. For Poet William Cullen Bryant, it is a season of "...melancholy days...the saddest of the year,/Of wailing winds, and naked woods, and...

November 26, 1956 | Alice Higgins
Sports Illustrated's expert sees two shows a continent and a week apart and reports, from New York and San Francisco, on horses

November 26, 1956 | Edited by Thomas H. Lineaweaver

November 26, 1956 | Edited by Thomas H. Lineaweaver
On the Willowemoc, the revered trout stream which flows into the once-garbage-littered Beaverkill at Roscoe, N.Y. (OUTDOOR WEEK, April 23), power shovels last week were busily dredging gravel for...

November 26, 1956
Neither snow nor ice nor Olympiads will make the cross-country championships close up shop

November 26, 1956 | Terry O'Connor
Few people except athletes know Franz Stampfl, the lively and persuasive coach who believes breaking records can be routine

November 26, 1956
[This article consists of photographs—see below.]

November 26, 1956
Sirs:I wish to compliment SPORTS ILLUSTRATED on George Plimpton's very fine articles on the America's Cup races (, SI, Oct. 15, 22, 29; Nov. 5). The details are perfect and correct in every...

November 26, 1956
LUANN BEACHThe pert and poised 16-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth C. Beach of La Jolla, Calif., Luann (right) distinguished herself in the National Horse Show at New York's Madison...

November 26, 1956 | Harry Phillips
During its two-year running preview of the Olympics leading up to the Games which begin this week in Melbourne, SPORTS ILLUSTRATED has had more than one occasion to present the Olympic ideal as it...